Re: UCData 2.1 released with Bidi algorithm

From: Mark Leisher (
Date: Thu Oct 07 1999 - 18:55:26 EDT

    Markus> this one is probably slower than mark's "pretty good bidi
    Markus> algorithm", because it conforms to the version of the algorithm
    Markus> that is part of unicode 3.0 (that is version 5 of the tech
    Markus> report). if you need conformance, then you may have a look at it.
    Markus> the author ( :-) spent some time tuning the performance, and it
    Markus> tests 100% against the reference implementation that is going onto
    Markus> the unicode 3.0 cd.

Good point. Thanks Markus. The UCData stuff is written primarily in C, but a
Java version of PGBA might make its way into the next release of UCData. Just
for everyone's enjoyment, of course :-)
Mark Leisher
Computing Research Lab The first virtue is to restrain the tongue;
New Mexico State University he approaches nearest to the gods who knows
Box 30001, Dept. 3CRL how to be silent, even though he is in the
Las Cruces, NM 88003 right. -- Cato the Younger (95-46 B.C.E)

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